Three Wounded During Holiday Party at Vineland Church
Three people were shot and wounded during a Christmas party staged at a southern New Jersey church hall.
Authorities say it’s not clear what sparked the shootings at the Saint Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Church in Vineland, which occurred shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday. But they believe a single gunman was responsible.
Police responding to a report of shots fired found three people had been shot.
All three victims were being treated at hospitals, but their wounds were not considered life-threatening.
Twenty-five-year-old Domonique Hines was shot twice in the leg, while 18-year-old Felicia Cannon was hit in the shoulder. Twenty-seven-year-old Shykeem Boyd was hit in his thigh.
Church officials say the private party was held by people who had rented the hall and are not affiliated with the church.
(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)